The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 218 147 192
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +45
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 57 108 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 1.17% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 3.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 86 23
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £228 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3437 3013 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.71% 32.71% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2188 1659 1638
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 116 139
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the South East region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 20 £340 +13.33% 8
Kent -3 10 £338 +35.00% 3
Berkshire -1 9 £335 -10.66% 6
Surrey -38 8 £308 -12.14% 7
West Sussex -6 7 £338 +1.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -18 2 £308 -12.14% 4
Oxfordshire -33 1 - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (59.38%) C#
3 48 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 46 (47.92%) HTML
5 45 (46.88%) SQL
6 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET
7 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
8 30 (31.25%) Visual Studio
9 29 (30.21%) VB
10 27 (28.13%) CSS
11 25 (26.04%) XML
12 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
14 21 (21.88%) VBScript
14 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
14 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
15 20 (20.83%) SDLC
16 19 (19.79%) Windows
17 18 (18.75%) Oracle
17 18 (18.75%) MVC
18 17 (17.71%) IIS
19 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
19 16 (16.67%) Finance
19 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
20 14 (14.58%) Ajax
20 14 (14.58%) OO
20 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
21 13 (13.54%) TDD
22 12 (12.50%) VB6
22 12 (12.50%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (17.71%) IIS
2 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.13%) JBoss
6 2 (2.08%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.04%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.04%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.04%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (4.17%) SmartPlant
3 3 (3.13%) WebTrends
4 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.04%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Google Analytics
1 3 (3.13%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
2 1 (1.04%) Sage Pay
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) HTTP
2 5 (5.21%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) SSL
3 4 (4.17%) Intranet
4 3 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (1.04%) ATM
5 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (14.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (11.46%) Oracle Database
5 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (7.29%) DTS
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (6.25%) MS Access
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.21%) Relational Database
10 4 (4.17%) MySQL
11 2 (2.08%) QlikView
12 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 12 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (9.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (7.29%) Subversion
5 4 (4.17%) JIRA
6 3 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.13%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.13%) NUnit
6 3 (3.13%) JSUnit
7 2 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.04%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 6 (6.25%) Marketing
3 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Automotive
4 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Military
Job Titles
1 64 (66.67%) Developer
2 34 (35.42%) .NET Developer
3 21 (21.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Analyst
5 10 (10.42%) Programmer
6 8 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Database Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Oracle Database Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.21%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) .NET Programmer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 4 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (47.92%) HTML
3 44 (45.83%) ASP.NET
4 27 (28.13%) CSS
5 25 (26.04%) XML
6 21 (21.88%) .NET Framework
7 14 (14.58%) Ajax
8 12 (12.50%) jQuery
9 7 (7.29%) HTML5
9 7 (7.29%) WinForms
9 7 (7.29%) Web Services
10 5 (5.21%) COM+
10 5 (5.21%) CSS3
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.17%) ADO.NET
11 4 (4.17%) XSLT
12 3 (3.13%) DHTML
12 3 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
12 3 (3.13%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) N-Tier
1 5 (5.21%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.17%) Life Science
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (1.04%) W3C
4 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.04%) SCADA
4 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.04%) iPhone
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 6 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.83%) SDLC
3 18 (18.75%) MVC
4 14 (14.58%) OO
5 13 (13.54%) TDD
6 10 (10.42%) Unit Testing
7 9 (9.38%) CRM
7 9 (9.38%) OOD
8 8 (8.33%) ETL
9 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.29%) Web Development
9 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.25%) SOA
11 5 (5.21%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.21%) Scrum
12 4 (4.17%) Web Analytics
12 4 (4.17%) Service Management
12 4 (4.17%) Garbage Collection
12 4 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (59.38%) C#
2 45 (46.88%) SQL
3 39 (40.63%) JavaScript
4 29 (30.21%) VB
5 21 (21.88%) VBScript
6 16 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 12 (12.50%) VB6
8 11 (11.46%) Java
9 9 (9.38%) C++
10 7 (7.29%) PL/SQL
11 5 (5.21%) PHP
11 5 (5.21%) VBA
12 4 (4.17%) XAML
13 3 (3.13%) Ruby
14 1 (1.04%) Apex Code
14 1 (1.04%) Python
14 1 (1.04%) Tcl
14 1 (1.04%) Perl
14 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) MCAD
1 3 (3.13%) MCSD
1 3 (3.13%) MCDBA
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
1 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 6 (6.25%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) Aprimo
4 5 (5.21%) Tableau
4 5 (5.21%) Eloqua
5 4 (4.17%) Intergraph
5 4 (4.17%) Telerik
6 3 (3.13%) Aquila
6 3 (3.13%) Google
6 3 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.04%) PayPal
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
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